All duos, trios and quartets that include guitar may participate, except those with piano, with no age limit and who are registered as active students in any of the courses or have opted for the registration: listener + contest.

The registration period for the CHAMBER MUSIC COMPETITION will end on May 31, 2022.

The contest will consist of two phases:

Eliminatory phase, in which the contestant will present a program of free choice of a maximum of 15 minutes. It will take place on Tuesday, July 26 in the Aula Magna of the Cardenal Herrera CEU University at 4:00 p.m. The result of the selection of finalists will be made public before the start of the evening concert.

Final phase, in which the contestant will have a maximum of 25 minutes of total performance to present a program of free choice in which works of at least two different styles will be included. Performed works may not be included in the elimination phase. It will take place in the Claustro de San José on Wednesday, July 27 at 9:00 p.m.

  • Schedules may change depending on the number of contestants.
  • Contestants must send by email to and in PDF format the scores of the program to be performed in each of the phases, at least two days before the elimination phase.
  • The result of the final phase will be announced on Wednesday, July 27 at the end of the contest.
    The awards ceremony for the IX International Chamber Music Competition will take place on Saturday, July 30, at the Claustro de San José at 9:00 p.m. the attendance of the winners is mandatory to receive the prizes.


First prize: Concert within the XXV “Ciutat d’Elx” Guitar Festival, with a financial benefit of €1,200.
Second prize: €600

All the prizes awarded at this festival will consist of a concert at the XXV «Ciutat d’Elx» Guitar Festival paid for with the established financial amount.

All prizes will be subject to the withholdings established by law.

The jury will be made up of personalities from the world of music and culture and their decision will be final.